Productivity Tips

How to Create an Action Plan and Achieve Your Personal Goals

There’s no denying that goals are necessary. After all, they give life meaning and purpose. But goals don’t simply achieve themselves — you need an action plan to help you reach your goals. With an action plan, you’ll have a clear idea of how to get where you want to go, what it will take to get there, and how you’ll find the motivation to keep driving forward. Without a plan to stick…
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How to Kill Endless Meetings and Stay Productive

We’re in the middle of a meeting epidemic. Executives now spend an average of 23 hours a week in meetings, with 71 percent reporting that those meetings are generally unproductive and inefficient.[1] Despite their drawbacks, meetings remain an integral part of any modern…
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How to Memorize a Speech the Smart Way

Did you know that 75% of the population suffers from glossophobia? That scary sounding word is one of the most common phobia’s in the world, fear of public speaking. I’ll bet even as you are reading this, you are getting nervous thinking about giving a speech. I have…
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Announcing Our New Podcast: The Lifehack Show

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, The Lifehack Show! In each episode, our host, Ally Kramer (Content Director of Lifehack), interviews experts from around the world as they share advice on how to break through limitations that can keep you from…
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How to Lead Team Meetings in the Most Productive Way

During a busy week, the last thing a leader or manager wants is a wasted hour or two sat in an unproductive meeting. If I asked you what the most efficient way to be inefficient would be, I’m sure many of you would say “bad meetings.” Meetings today consume more work…
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Why You Should Master the Art of Saying No

Yes or no? The choice between these two could not be greater, but — despite what you might have been taught — no is just as important as yes. Let me explain. It’s a common misunderstanding that successful people say “yes” to everything. In fact, when we do this…
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7 Techniques to Stay Focused and Avoid Distractions

The world has become a very distracting place, you don’t need me to tell you that. Where once we could walk out of our house or office and disappear into our own world with our own thoughts, we are now connected 24 hours a day to a network that’s sole purpose is to make…